Interlink between urban and rural development
Bereket Gebru 05-10-17 - Speeding up rural development is vital for urban development. A stronger purchasing power for 85% of the population, farmers, creates a bigger market for small to large enterprises.
Dr Tedros is a very well known former Ethiopian government official. He has served as Health Minister and Foreign Minister before becoming a candidate for WHO. The following are few quotes from two former presidents of the United States of America as well as a former British high official...
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights visits Ethiopia
T. Desta May 08, 2017 - he United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid bin Ra'ad Zeid Al Hussein, made a three-day official visit to Ethiopia this week (May 2-4). He came at the invitation of the Government and during his visit, he met with Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn;Foreign Minister, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu...
Critical Mind for Critical Times
Amen Teferi 05-09-17 - The theme of this year's world press freedom day astutely fits both Ethiopias and the worlds situations. Critical Mind for Critical Times: Media's role in advancing peaceful just and inclusive societies was the theme of the 2017 World Press Freedom Day
Illusion or Reality: Is the town of Adwa growing in Leaps and bounds?
Professor Asayehgn Desta 05-07-17 -
On March 1, 1896 Ethiopian patriots achieved an unprecedented triumph against Italys aggressive colonization at the Battle of Adwa. It is exciting to know that the honorable Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Ato Haile Mariam Desalgne has laid down a commemorative monument dedicated ..
Manufacturing in Mekelle signaling environmental concerns
Mulumar Kiros May 7, 2017 - I had the pleasure of travelling to Mekelle, the seat of the Tigray Regional State, last week and the Southern Zone of the region on a five-day fieldwork assignment. Before landing at Ras Alula Aba Nega Airport, I glanced down at the northern star only to get astonished ...
A New Dam on the Nile Reveals Threats from Warming
If countries dont actively reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, rainfall patterns over the Nile could change drastically, according to a new study published in Nature Climate Change.The study finds that countries in the basin might need to build more storage capacitydams, essentiallyto deal with the increase in flow and variability...
Here is a perfect scientific study that helps Ethiopia's case for a win-win solution yet Egyptian stooges passing as experts are spinning the issue to favor Egypt! Sad!(Tizibit Nuw Terfu!)
Govt denies draft papers on Oromia, Addis Ababa relationship
A draft proclamation and a concept paper regarding Oromia's special interest in Addis Ababa surfaced online last weekend. HornAffairs published the draft proclamation and a summary at the time. We have now also published the concept paper as a matter of record.
[Denying the draft exist on technical terms will not solve the perceived issue at hand! This draft, if it has passed its initial concept stage, must be discussed in a transparent manner going forward so extremist will not hijack it similar to the Addis Master Plan!The govt needs to handle this matter with care. Hiding or imposing the law at the end will not be helpful! Oromia regional has the right to request a law be enacted to regulate its interest in Addis and surroundings and the Federal govt must make sure the law is constitutional and does not infringe on other peoples and nations and nationalities rights! ]
Thanks Horn Affairs for publishing the
Ethiopia sets its sights on $30bn apparel exports
Ethiopia is raising the bar on its garment and textile ambitions, targeting exports worth $30bn by 2025: a huge goal for a country whose annual shipments currently sit at just $115m. Speaking for the first time about the plans, Dr Arkebe Oqubay, a minister and special advisor to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, shares...
Drought mitigation: Lessons from Ethiopia
Ethiopia, at the forefront of preventing and reducing drought risks, offers lessons to prepare for future challenges, writes the Embassy of to the EU.
is one of several African states in the Horn of Africa and East Africa suffering from drought, but has more resources and infrastructure to cope than many.